Tagged: Community engagement

Sport and Recreation survey now open

December 18, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents to take part in a Sport and Recreation survey to help prepare a draft Sports Facilities Strategy. Council’s Manager of Assets Stace Lewer said the survey was the first step in the preparation of the strategy. “The Southern Highlands provides a diverse range of sports and recreation activities for...

Draft Walking Tracks Strategy on exhibition

August 19, 2020Posted in: Environment, Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from the community after Councillors unanimously endorsed the public exhibition of the Draft Walking Tracks Strategy. The draft document has been produced to provide a framework for the management, enhancement and ongoing maintenance of Council-owned or managed recreational walking tracks. Council’s Asset Coordinator Parks and Buildings Rachel Forte said...

Working towards a Plastic Free Wingecarribee

June 30, 2020Posted in: Community, Environment, Events

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is once again participating in Plastic Free July and is encouraging the local community to take part in the Plastic Free July Challenge. Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and...

Council and NSW Government to undertake bush fire survey

May 22, 2020Posted in: Community, Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council, in conjunction with Service NSW and the newly created state government agency Resilience NSW (formerly Office of Emergency Management), are to commence contacting bush fire affected residents to hear first-hand of the recovery efforts. Council’s Group Manager Corporate and Community, Danielle Lidgard said residents whose homes were destroyed in the 2019/20 summer...

Information sessions to discuss planning documents

April 28, 2020Posted in: Community, Development

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Wingecarribee Shire Council will hold a series of information sessions starting Friday 1 May 2020 to discuss the draft Wingecarribee Local Housing Strategy and draft Wingecarribee Local Strategic Planning Statement. Due to COVID-19, the one-on-one information sessions will be held by phone or video conferencing. Council’s Coordinator Strategic Land Use Planning, Michael Park, explained that...